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of canada over the weekend. more than 250 customers were without power saturday night in nova scotia when the peak of the storm hit. it is being blamed for one death outside of halifax. the canadian hurricane center says earl made landfall around 10: 30 saturday morning. at that point, it was a category one hurricane. >> seems like that is all we were talking about last week. all in all, turned out it be a beautiful weekend for us. >> not only here in washington but generally the beaches all the way from the carolinas up to southern new england. what a nice day yesterday. going to be more of the same today. going to be a little bit warmer but that will be the worst of the forecast. we'll have temperatures in the 80s after a nice, cool start. we'll take a look at current conditions. here in washington, we are 63- degree. it is downright cool in many spots with temperatures in the upper 40s in a few locations and low 50s. again, great start to the day. humidity, 60%. we have these cool overnights an we warm right -- and we warm right up during the day. shower and thunderstorm activity well
to canada. so you get the idea this will be a long duration event here as it races off to the north and east -- those extend all the way up now to canada. let's get to local weather. here in washington, we are off to a mild start. 77 in town. 69 at dulles. 73 in winchester. at gurvir's house, it is 71 1/2 degrees. >> i didn't pay attention this morning. >> you didn't look? >> huh-uh. >> lots of sunshine. a few clouds later this afternoon as earl starts to approach here from the south and east and i want to mention we've got a coastal flood advisory. the southerly winds are going to push the water up into the bay and tides could be running one to three feet above normal here over the next 4 hours. >> flooding and also tornadoes are always a big concern. >> less of a risk with this one but you're right. >> let's check in with julie wright with a look at traffic i can't we are talking about an incident which occurred on the northbound side of 270 north of 109. we had a police chase that involved a vehicle. the right side of the road remains closed. northbound 270 north of 109, there is an inves
that great brait inane, australia, israel an canada do allow gays to serve openly. >> and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. >> whether you agree or disagree with this policy, whether you want to keep it or repeal it, the senate should not be forced to make this decision now. >> democrats plan it revisit the issue when the defense bill comes up again later this year. >>> we are learning most of the nine dead in a chopper crash in afghanistan were americans. that is the word from senior pentagon officials. yesterday was the deadliest helicopter crash for coalition forces in four years. the taliban claims it shot it down but nato says there was no enemy fire. nato is still investigating the crash in a rugged area of southern afghanistan. >>> a new tell-all book about the president's advisors describes them as arguing about policy and turf. the book is by journalist bob woodward and in it, some top members of the president's national security team doubt the afghan strategy will work. divisions at the white house are not secret but woodward su
there they've had some snow. that's a long way away from us, i hope. there is some cooler air up into canada and we will begin to reach in and tap some of this cooler air as we get into monday and tuesday of next week. but then we're going to warm up just right back up into the middle 80s for the middle part of next week. listen, major hurricane karl made landfall late this afternoon just north of veracruz mexico. this is the strongest hurricane every reported down here in the southern gulf of mexico. technically the bay of kampichi. good news here, if there is any, that the impact, the highest winds stayed just a little bit north of veracruz. matter, vara cruz, generally in the lower 140 mile an hour range. so the impact of the winds has stayed north and it was weakening as it made its john shore move into southern mexico late this afternoon. again, though, the storm surge, 12 to 15 feet with this major hurricane making land fall. in terms of karl, it's weakened substantially, moving into the upper elevations of mexico. winds are down to 90 miles an hour. again, continuing to move to the we
detected in small numbers in australia, canada and the united states and the netherlands, sweden and the uk. >>> you may want to stock up on grapefruit. i guess those were great fruits we were looking a. past studies have suggested this a weight loss food and now researchers say it may help treat type two diabetes. they say the antioxidants that give grapefruit the bitter taste help increase the body's reaction it insulin. >>> the number of people holding steady these days despite a drop in rates from 2000 to 2005. 20% of adults still smoke and more than half of children around the age of 11 are exposed to secondhand smoke. 9 #% of those exposed kids have measurable levels of toxic chemicals in their bodies. the cdc reports that there would be five million fewer smokers if all states followed the guideline for tobacco control programs. >>> a community that shows of on some of the best of d.c.'s creative side. >> holly live at a festival that celebrates all of the things that adams morgan has to offer. some people say i'm obsessed with my chickens. but i like to think i'm just going beyond t
and canada. and how do the dogs get here. >> by accruing points over the year. the top 150 dogs make it into the national finals. those are very coveted spots and everybody wants to be here running in the big show. >> reporter: and give me an idea how big the sport it out there. >> i think there is 700 dogs on the high point list. that would give must indication. i've just come back from utah and colorado on a big western circuit, and it's a busy intensely competitive sport and refinements are a beauty. what a great thing to see. >> reporter: and i think intense is word to use because this is your dog, right? >> yes. this is my dog ross and she is a competitor and very intense, as you see, wanting to be the one doing the job. >> reporter: but we have another dog out there doing the job and look at that dog just holding the sheep at bay. so explain how this works. >> this is when she asks the dogs to go left, that's left. when she goes to the right, that's right. and to walk up, is to wake up, like that. all of these things meant to go to catch the sheep, catching the sheep and sendin
do in canada. this is video out of nova scotia. it brought down huge trees and lost power to a quarter million of people. it hit the maritime province as a category one. >> let's check in with tucker barnes for the forecast. >> the upper 70s and lower 80s and going to be the same today. let's get to it and talk about current conditions. and we're off to a cool start. 40s out there. look at winchester, 47 degrees. hagerstown, good morning to you, 51. 58 at dulles. 52 in frederick, 63 here in town. if you are lucky enough to be waking up at the shore, ocean city, 53. should be a great looking afternoon. bright sunshine expected throughout the day and high temperatures back in the middle 80s. there is a morning look at your satellite radar. very quiet conditions continue. a few clouds off to the west. we'll have one or two clouds spill into the region, but we need shower and thunderstorm activity and it's not in the cards for several days. a lot of sunshine, beautiful afternoon. 85 degrees. winds out of the south at 5 miles per hour. i'll have more details on the forecast. we
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